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April 2017


Downing Pryor Distinguished Visiting Lecturer: LaToya Ruby Frazier

April 18 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Downing Pryor LaToya Ruby Frazier

MCA’s 2017 Downing Pryor Distinguished Visiting Lecturer is LaToya Ruby Frazier, an internationally recognized photographer and a 2015 MacArthur Fellow. Frazier works in photography, video and performance to build visual archives that address industrialism, rustbelt revitalization, environmental justice, healthcare inequity, family and communal history. Frazier received the International Center for Photography Infinity Award in 2015 for her book The Notion of Family (Aperture 2014). Frazier has exhibited widely around the United States and internationally at venues including the Brooklyn Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, Massachusetts, the Whitney Museum of Art in New York, and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

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2017 Spring BFA Exhibition

April 25May 17

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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2017 Spring BFA Exhibition

Featuring works from 58 BFA candidates, Memphis College of Art presents the 2017 Spring BFA Exhibition. More information to come. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon–4 p.m. Reception: Sunday, May 14, noon–2 p.m. Following the Commencement ceremony

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Reception | 2017 Art Education Thesis Exhibition

April 28 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Tom Johnston Gallery at Faiers House,

148 N. Tucker St.

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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2017 Art Education Thesis Exhibition

Memphis College of Art of art will host a special reception for the 2017 Art Education Thesis Exhibition, featuring the works of Elizabeth Bass and Dare Harcourt. This intimate show takes place in MCA’s new Tom Johnston Gallery at Faiers House, 148 N. Tucker St. The exhibit is on view April 7–28, 2017. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday from 2–6 p.m., or by appointment. Contact Melissa Farris at mfarris@mca.edu or (901) 272-5199 to schedule an appointment.

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May 2017


Florence, Italy Exhibition

May 5June 4

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Florence, Italy Exhibit

In March, MCA faculty Adam Hawk and Dr. Lu Auz took a group of students and alumni to Florence, Italy as part of this year’s Study Abroad Spring Break trip. The group learned about the beautiful city’s extensive history, vibrant culture, and of course, their art. The students, faculty and alumni from the trip created a body of work as a result of this trip, which will be on view to the public May 5–June 4 in the MCA Gallery at…

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Class | Free Family Art Workshop

May 6 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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Reception | 2017 Spring BFA Exhibition

May 14 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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2017 Spring BFA Exhibition

Featuring the works of 58 BFA candidates, Memphis College of Art presents the 2017 Spring BFA Exhibition in the Rust Hall Main Gallery. The college will host a special reception following Commencement for the graduates to celebrate with their friends and family.

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June 2017


Summer Art Camp Session 1

June 5June 9

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Art Camp

Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp! Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. Only art camp in the region to achieve accreditation from the American Camp Association Offers extended summer hours MCA offers six weeklong sessions throughout the summer: Week 1: June 5–9 Week 2: June 12–16 Week 3: June 19–23 Week 4: June 26– 30 Week 5: July 10–14 Week 6: July 17–21 For more information, call 901-272-5116…

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Reception for Disappointed: Works by Josh Strydom and Best in Class 2016/17

June 9 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Memphis College of Art presents a reception for both Disappointed: Works by Josh Strydom in the Rust Hall Alumni Gallery and Best in Class 2016/17 in the Rust Hall Main Gallery. Joshua Strydom (BFA ’15) is a Zimbabwean artist, currently based in Prague, Czech Republic. This series explores the idea of unrequited expectations, where people have no return on their emotional investment, or rather a return different from what they had anticipated. Featuring the “best of the best” as selected by faculty in each department,…

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Summer Art Camp Session 2

June 12June 16

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Art Camp

Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp! Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. Only art camp in the region to achieve accreditation from the American Camp Association Offers extended summer hours MCA offers six weeklong sessions throughout the summer: Week 1: June 5–9 Week 2: June 12–16 Week 3: June 19–23 Week 4: June 26– 30 Week 5: July 10–14 Week 6: July 17–21 For more information, call 901-272-5116…

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Summer Art Camp Session 3

June 19June 23

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Art Camp

Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp! Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. Only art camp in the region to achieve accreditation from the American Camp Association Offers extended summer hours MCA offers six weeklong sessions throughout the summer: Week 1: June 5–9 Week 2: June 12–16 Week 3: June 19–23 Week 4: June 26– 30 Week 5: July 10–14 Week 6: July 17–21 For more information, call 901-272-5116…

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